Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Edward Albee, the American dramatist, was born in He has written and directed some of the best plays in. Edward Albee (), his plays include The Zoo Story (), The American Dream (), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (–62, Tony Award), Tiny. Peter and Jerry. act I: Homelife. Act II: The Zoo Story. By Edward Albee. Directed by Pam MacKinnon. Hartford Stage Company, Connecticut. 28 05

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Set me on a quest to reread all of his plays. The Goat or, Who is Sylvia?

However, Homelife may only be performed as part of the full length play At Home at the Zoo. Share your thoughts with other customers. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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At Home at the Zoo: Homelife and the Zoo Story Albee explains why he decided to change his one-act play into a two-act play:. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: At Home at the Zoo: And while they are far more civil in dissecting the existential ennui of their marriage than earlier Albee couples George and Martha of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?


The American Dream and Zoo Story. Two minor changes to the text of The Zoo Story allowed both plays to be set in the present. Edward Albee Edward Albee, who was our Playwright-in-Residence during the Season and joined us for several Legacy productions since then, passed away in In program notes, Albee revealed that he remains “quite happy” with The Zoo Story but welcomed this opportunity to flesh out the character of Peter, as a corrective to the “minor flaw” that, in the piece, Peter’s character was rather “sketchily drawn” and the audience was limited to Jerry’s view of him.

There was the Peter I had always known—a full three-dimensional person and—wow! A few throw pillows in ethnic textiles provided the only color.

In an introduction to Homelifr Home at the Zoo: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The world premiere of Homelifea new one-act commissioned as a prequel to The Zoo Storyprovided a gala event to close the fortieth season of the Hartford Stage Company, where Albee is the most frequently produced playwright after Shakespeare and Tennessee Williams.

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? No, I must be fair—it was junk, all of it. The Zoo Story seemed to be a much better piece—in fact, the first I felt had any individuality and merit. Pages with related products. Paul Sparks and Robert Sean Leonard. Edward Ecward photo by Gregory Costanzo. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Homelife and the Zoo Story. Abrams Press; 1 edition October 25, Language: I really like the idea of producing both plays together, but Homelife does not live up to Zoo Story.


Hartford Stage Company, Connecticut. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Accustomed to his obliviousness, apparently bemused by it, she persists until she engages him in conversation about her dissatisfactions with how predictable the life they’ve built together has become.

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I continually am dazzled by Mr Albee’s talent! It would seem I was right. Homelife and the Zoo Story on your Kindle in under a minute.

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